EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. --John Sullivan said there were no lingering effects, or animosity, after he suffered an bruised knee on a low hit by Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh in the Minnesota Vikings' 34-24 loss on Sunday.
Sullivan said Suh approached him during the game on Sunday after the defensive tackle, known for his questionable hits, dove into the back of Sullivan's leg on an interception return. Sullivan returned and played all 55 offensive snaps in Sunday's loss.
The injury, diagnosed as a left knee contusion according to coach Leslie Frazier, was to the same knee Sullivan underwent microfracture surgery on in the offseason. But Sullivan said he would be ready when Minnesota returns to practice on Wednesday.
"Yeah, I mean I played the rest of the game yesterday," Sullivan said. "I feel fine."
Suh talked to Sullivan after the hit to apologize and reinforce he didn't mean to injury Sullivan.
"I think guys get caught up in the play sometimes," Sullivan said. "So, ...